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2021/06/22 16:56 UTC

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Share Price & News

How has UPL's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: 512070 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Indian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.

Volatility Over Time: 512070's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




IN Chemicals


IN Market

1 Year Return




IN Chemicals


IN Market

Return vs Industry: 512070 underperformed the Indian Chemicals industry which returned 79.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 512070 exceeded the Indian Market which returned 58.5% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day-4.7%-0.9%-0.7%
30 Day3.0%5.8%5.4%
90 Day31.8%24.0%13.2%
1 Year75.4%73.3%81.3%79.5%60.9%58.5%
3 Year94.5%88.3%113.2%102.3%42.8%35.8%
5 Year129.3%120.2%211.2%190.3%96.2%81.4%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is UPL's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?

Simply Wall St News

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Is UPL undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


Undervalued compared to fair value

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: 512070 (₹802.55) is trading below our estimate of fair value (₹825.6)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 512070 is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 512070 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (22x) compared to the Indian Chemicals industry average (20.8x).

PE vs Market: 512070 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (22x) compared to the Indian market (21.8x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: 512070 is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.2x)

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 512070 is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.2x) compared to the IN Chemicals industry average (2x).

Future Growth

How is UPL forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 24 analysts?


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: 512070's forecast earnings growth (18.6% per year) is above the savings rate (6.8%).

Earnings vs Market: 512070's earnings (18.6% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Indian market (21% per year).

High Growth Earnings: 512070's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: 512070's revenue (7.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Indian market (12.6% per year).

High Growth Revenue: 512070's revenue (7.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: 512070's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (19.4%).

Past Performance

How has UPL performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 512070 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: 512070's current net profit margins (7.4%) are higher than last year (5%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 512070's earnings have grown by 8.8% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: 512070's earnings growth over the past year (61.7%) exceeds its 5-year average (8.8% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: 512070 earnings growth over the past year (61.7%) exceeded the Chemicals industry 16.3%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: 512070's Return on Equity (14.2%) is considered low.

Financial Health

How is UPL's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 512070's short term assets (₹300.7B) exceed its short term liabilities (₹196.3B).

Long Term Liabilities: 512070's short term assets (₹300.7B) exceed its long term liabilities (₹262.2B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 512070's debt to equity ratio (95.9%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: 512070's debt to equity ratio has increased from 88.3% to 95.9% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: 512070's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (30.6%).

Interest Coverage: 512070's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3.4x coverage).

Balance Sheet


What is UPL current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: 512070's dividend (1.25%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (0.37%).

High Dividend: 512070's dividend (1.25%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (1.55%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: 512070's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: 512070's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (27.5%), 512070's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: 512070's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (23.9% payout ratio).

Next Steps


How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Jai Rajnikant Shroff (55 yo)

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Mr. Jaidev Rajnikant Shroff, also known as Jai, B.Sc., is a Promoter of Pacific Seeds (Thai) Ltd. Mr. Shroff has been Global Chief Executive Officer and Non-Executive Director at UPL Limited (formerly know...

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: 512070's management team is considered experienced (4.8 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: 512070's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 17.7 years average tenure).


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: 512070 insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.

Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

UPL Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: UPL Limited
  • Ticker: 512070
  • Exchange: BSE
  • Founded: 1969
  • Industry: Fertilizers and Agricultural Chemicals
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: ₹613.185b
  • Shares outstanding: 764.05m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • UPL Limited
  • UPL House, 610 B/2
  • Bandra Village
  • Mumbai
  • Maharashtra
  • 400051
  • India



UPL Limited manufactures and markets crop solutions in India and internationally. It operates through two segments, Agro Activity and Non-agro Activity. The company offers sorghum, forages, corn, canola, s...

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/06/22 16:56
End of Day Share Price2021/06/22 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/03/31

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